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Advocacy resources and publications

Do you want to learn more about Habitat for Humanity’s advocacy efforts? These resources and publications can give you a more in-depth look at our efforts that help change laws and shape policies to improve access to decent, affordable housing for families in need of a place to call home.

U.S. federal policy fact sheets

Our fact sheets provide an overview of Habitat’s several federal legislative priorities in the United States.

Shelter reports

Habitat's annual policy-specific report highlights shelter issues around the world and recommends policy solutions.

Public statements

Read news updates from our policy experts regarding legislative and regulatory developments that help us help more families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

State of advocacy reports

Our annual advocacy-specific report features ways we are changing laws and policies to increase access to our shelter solutions at the local, national, regional and global levels.

Advocacy toolkits

Understand our approach to advocacy and help support smart policies that promote access to decent, affordable homes.

Haiti Land Transaction manual

The Haiti Land Transaction Manual, Vol. 1 documents how to buy and sell land in Haiti.

The manual was the result of a year’s collaboration between Habitat for Humanity International, Architecture for Humanity, local legal experts, and the Haitian government. 

It is an accessible manual that Haitians, NGOs and international investors can use to navigate the complex bureaucratic legal system of buying and selling land, and securing property – all critical first steps to permanent reconstruction after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Download a PDF of the manual

Haiti Land Transaction Manual, Vol. 1: A How-to Guide for the Legal Sale of Property in Haiti

English (PDF, 4.05MB) | French (PDF, 2.14MB)

Habitat on the Hill

Join Habitat staff members, board members, homeowners, volunteers and youth from across the country for Habitat for Humanity’s annual legislative in Washington, D.C.

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About advocacy

Learn more about what advocacy is, why advocacy is important and the ways Habitat for Humanity is advocating for safe, affordable housing.

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